On my birthday my friends, Andrew and Noelle put together a pumpkin carving party. I knew exactly what I wanted to carve. It took me about 4 hours, two separate days to complete the task. Then one night, I gathered around all the plants in the house and created an installation of a magical Sweetduet crime scene. Inspired by Nancy Drew books growing up and fueled by my love for DARK chocolate... "Love it dark." by Sweetduet is what I'll call it. Take the 47 second video tour of the installation here.
Summer is coming to a close and so is stone fruit season! In honor of peaches and apricots, I made a simple but stunning grazing board full of nutritious fruits and vegetables. On my board: Your host - Sweetduet Dark Chocolate Dipped Apricots Fruits - Peaches, Apricots, Figs, Raisins Nuts - Pistachios Vegetables - Pea Sprouts, Radish Crackers - Flackers Chile Crackers, Jalapeno Mary's Gone Crackers Hummus - Ithaca Beet Hummus, Hope Olive Oil Hummus Cheese - Miyoko's Pepper Jack Cheese Crunchy, sweet, savory, nutty, cheesy-- variety texture/ flavors! Stone fruits like peaches and apricots are: High in antioxidants - helps prevent diseases like cancer, heart disease, and...